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Philippe de Buck

Philippe de Buck

Director General, BUSINESSEUROPE.

Philippe de Buck has been Director General of BUSINESSEUROPE since 2002. BUSINESSEUROPE represents 40 leading national industry and employers federations, as well as small, medium and large companies in 34 countries across Europe.

Mr. de Buck was previously CEO of Agoria, a Belgian multi-sector federation for the technology industry, from 1987 to 2001, after holding other management positions within the federation since joining it in 1971.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of ING Belgium and BASF Antwerp, Chairman of the Fund of Patronage of ING Belgium and member of the Board of the Queen Elisabeth College of Music. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Brussels-based think-tank European Policy Centre.

Mr. de Buck holds a PhD degree in law from Leuven University (KUL) and a master's degree in tax studies from the Ecole Supérieure de Sciences Fiscales (ICHEC) in Brussels.